Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 August 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 20 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 August 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25 in the morning then to west 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 7 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6105N 7055W to 6205N 7035W
to 6310N 7435W to 6250N 7905W to 5955N 7925W to Quebec near 5930N
7755W. Sea ice south and east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6450N 8245W to
Southampton Island near 6450N 7810W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W to
Nunavut near 6610N 8440W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 7 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast.
Unusual presence of sea ice along the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday weakening low 987 mb located at 62N 66W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 999 mb located at 60N 52W.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located from 70N 82W to 62N 84W then to
54N 88W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 70N 71W to 63N 68W then to
57N 67W.

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